Converting single family home into duplex

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  1. Mar 18, 2014 #1

    cuongly267

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    Looking to convert a single family home into a duplex. Just need guidance layout for the first floor. The stairwell is already boarded up and there is a separate door to the second floor. On the first floor from the front door that opens to a small first room. There is a living room, then the dining room, then the kitchen and finally another small room that have a door to the rear deck. There is no bathroom on this level.


    I would like it to be at least a 2 bedroom apartment with a bathroom.

    I can provide a pretty decent Microsoft paint drawing of the first floor.

    Notes
    -All the windows is on the right side once you walk in the front door
    -There is a closet in between the living room and dining room
    -Living room have a large space with two windows next to each other
    -Dining room have a huge section with three windows right next to each other. Each window is like 6 feet high by 3 feet wide. So 6 feet by 6 feet. Divided into three separate window
    -finally the kitchen have two windows a large windows on the right side and another large windows facing against the rear deck.


    I will upload a Microsoft paint layout of the house soon.

    Who am I looking for? A general contractor? A home renovation designer?




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  2. Mar 18, 2014 #2

    nealtw

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    Welcome to the site, post draw plans, you will get suggestions but finding a pro here is doubtful.
     
  3. Mar 18, 2014 #3

    slownsteady

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    maybe an architect. The sag in my first floor will attest to what can go wrong when you add a level (previous owner was an idiot).
     

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